Part of a strong heritage 

Sanlam Group

Founded in 1918, Sanlam is the largest non-banking financial services group in Africa

Global footprint across 45 countries, employing more than 105,000 individuals.

Listed on Johannesburg Stock Exchange with a market cap of

Sanlam Investments UK

Founded in 2006 by four partners and originally called Four Capital Partners

Sanlam acquired a 30% stake in 2009 and now wholly owns
Sanlam Investments

£5.4bn in AUM (as at April 2022)       


A long history of looking forward 

Sanlam Investments offers the best of both worlds: a boutique ethos, supported by the strength, heritage and experience of our global parent. We take a differentiated approach to investment: an extensive suite of funds in key asset classes such as equities, fixed income and alternatives, supported by a differentiated range of specialist funds  that are designed to tap into long-term economic and market performance. This offers the option of a truly diversified investment portfolio , Constructed for the future with a long-term mindset

High conviction and deep experience

While uncertainty and volatility are rarely welcomed by investors, it also creates opportunities. Our experience and specialist knowledge allows us to take a long-term view and not be swayed by short term noise. Ultimately, we believe the combination of deep experience and in-depth research will drive future returns.

Boutique structure

We combine the best qualities of an investment boutique with the strength of a strong patient parent. We believe that autonomous investment teams, with clear alignment to their clients through significant long term equity ownership, operating without unnecessary bureaucracy is key to having the focus and passion of the most successful boutiques. The enduring but hands off support of a well-resourced parent allows the investors and the business to pursue their long-term strategies with confidence. 

Risk management 

Understanding and managing risk is at the heart of everything we do. We have invested in market leading systems alongside a well-resourced and knowledgeable dedicated risk team . This allows the investment teams to combine in depth statistical analysis with their significant experience to ensure the desired client outcomes are met. Independent oversight and challenge is provided by the Performance and Risk Committee , reporting to the Board.

A history of Sanlam Investments UK
Find out about our journey in the UK

Our employee values 

All employees of Sanlam UK subscribe to these values and behaviours. They are what drive our success, give us purpose and help deliver the best outcome for our clients.

  • Client satisfaction - through always giving of our best and providing top quality service to all our clients

  • Integrity – always act truthfully, transparently and honourably in our actions towards others 

  • Teamwork – strength in collaboration and working together for our common purpose 

  • Accountability – we take ownership and understand that we are all connected. The client experience from beginning to end is up to each of us everyday 

  • Continuous improvement – we question the status quo, embrace innovation and encourage constructive challenge in order to strive to be our best 

  • Work/life balance – we believe in a two-way approach towards balance – treating each other with respect and being flexible in all that we do.

Sanlam Fund Range
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